M&C Saatchi nets £75m anti-obesity brief

LONDON - M&C Saatchi has won the Department of Health’s £75 million anti-obesity account after VCCP, Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and Wieden & Kennedy were stood down this afternoon.

Anti-obesity... govt drive
Anti-obesity... govt drive
Last week, the DoH appointed Manning Gottlieb OMD to handle communications planning for the business following a pitch against Carat, Mediaedge:cia and Naked Communications.

The Government wants to create a new "social movement" similar to Make Poverty History in a bid to tackle the growing problem of obesity.

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